Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 101 96
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 12 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.27% 1.25% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.01% 8.63% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 22
Somerset median annual salary £36,000 £38,125 £35,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.57% +6.27% -15.59%
10th Percentile £28,525 £28,725 £23,500
90th Percentile £48,250 £50,250 £56,125
South West median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -7.14%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 109 197 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.50% 14.44% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 85 155 181
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,050 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Somerset.

Salary trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Somerset over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +30 7 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Clevedon +14 1 £50,000 -
Taunton -4 1 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Street - 1 £36,000 -
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) WLAN
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Server Management
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (16.67%) CCNA
9 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 2 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (16.67%) Python
9 2 (16.67%) PHP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) WLAN
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) BGP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) Skype
6 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (41.67%) Server Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) KVM
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) arcserve
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Wrike